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Is It Safe To Use A Whole Bottle Of Flonase
No: All medications have expiration dates and they should not be used beyond the expiration date. ...Read more
Yes: These medications work very differently and are safe to take together. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Advair and Flonase together? Can they cause you to be shaky or nauseated? I worry about side effects due to sensitivities.
If you are taking high-dose Advair, the additive effective of Flonase may theoretically add to the steroid effects leading to a slightly higher risk of cataract. In practice, I have yet seen this problem. The long acting bronchodilator (LABA) portion of Advair can cause shakiness.
Ask your doctor to see if a trial with leukotriene modifier may be considered in place of LABA ...Read more
How safe is Flonase to use for sinus inflammation problems? Is that something that will make my allergy symptoms worse after I stop using it?
Commonly used: It is not unusual for your OTO specialist to place you on a short course of oral steroid at the same time you are started on a nasal spray like Flonase. If the 5mg prednisone steroid you are taking was not prescribed by the same doctor that prescribed the Flonase, please notify them immediately ...Read more
Yes: Safe, good that you asked, read the labels carefully, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more
Is it safe to use Flonase twice a day one spray each nostril long term for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?
Yes, it's safe: If it is helping and you can remember to take it twice a day, then splitting the dose twice a day should continue to work. You do not develop rebound congestion nor tolerance to this class of nasal sprays. ...Read more
Flonase safe for respiratory/sinus infection? Allergic to many antibiotics and c diff history so dr gave Flonase. Saw on Internet not safe to use??
Sinus infection: What are your symptoms? What are your comorbid medical conditions? Why did your doctor prescribe flonase? was there suspicion of reactive airway due to allergies? Are you constricted or wheezing when you breath? What kind of "sinus infection" were you diagnosed with? If bacterial you need antibiotics. If you are worried about c diff, take probiotics and active culture yogurt when on antibiotics. ...Read more
Pretty well: Most people get good relief using this topical corticosteroid spray 1-2 puffs each nostril daily. Sometimes you have to use if twice a day to get symptoms under control. If it's not working well it may be that you haven't shaken the bottle enough, you incorrectly positioned the tip of the device, you don't have allergic rhinitis or you need allergy immunotherapy. See an allergist. ...Read more
Seperately: Using both a nasal steroid spray and nasal saline can be helpful. One should use the nasal saline first then the nasal steroid. ...Read more
Is regular Flonase in green bottle just as good as the semi mist. Does regular block the 6 key areas. That semi mist is hard to spray sideways?
Yes: But you will need to find one which works the best for you since the way you apply the spray (sides instead of center of nose) is even more important than the medication itself. ...Read more
If asking about the technique then refer to this link where it's explained nicely (too long to paste here): https://www. Drugs. Com/flonase.html
If asking in regards to dosage then either 1 puff/spray (50 mcg) in each nostril twice daily, or 2 puffs in each nostril once daily. ...Read more
Yes!: This is not an uncommon practice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Flovent (fluticasone oral inhaler) and Flonase (fluticasone nasal inhaler) can be used at the same time... as long as one's doctor knows how often per day, and for how many weeks or months the inhalers are being used. Disorders treated with such inhalers include asthma, allergic rhinitis, non-allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc... ...Read more
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